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Middle class to get Sally Army aid helpaid to rescue

THE SALVATION Army, traditionally associated with rescuing the down-and-out, is on a mission to save the souls of the middle classes.

Sally Army turns to the rich

THE SALVATION Army, traditionally associated with rescuing the down-and-out, is on a mission to save the souls of the middle classes.

War in the Balkans: Housing - A planeload of refugees for each local authority

REFUGEES FROM Kosovo are to be housed in clusters of "one plane- load per local authority" in order to spread the burden of care evenly across Britain.

Parliament: Blair up against Ireland deadline

TONY BLAIR will travel to Northern Ireland on Monday to give the party leaders in the Ulster peace process a last chance to reach a breakthrough before the Good Friday deadline.

Street Life Samotechny lane: Sally Army's gift of hope

THE RUSSIAN Orthodox Church may be suspicious of foreign missionaries but Vera Ivanovna, alone in the world at 93, is glad to receive a call from the Salvation Army. For their part, the "soldiers" do not impose their view of God on the elderly and disabled people they visit but try to help them in practical ways.

Mystery of 'woman who died twice'

FELICIA DANIEL was at first prepared to believe that the ashes in Medway crematorium belonged to her daughter. Then she read the pathologist's report and realised the dead woman could not be Donna.

Letter: Protect the missing

Sir: I would like to agree with Janet Newman (letter, 26 October) when she argues against the establishment of a website with details of missing people.

The right to flop

When itinerant workers and the homeless needed a bed in New York, they headed for the many `flophouses' in The Bowery. Today, there are only nine left

Joys Of Modern Life: 15. Junk Shopping

MAINSTREAM SHOPPING is becoming ever more boring. Across the world, products are converging towards an international standard of mediocre conformity.

Gangsters become hit men for God

IN THE ILLEGAL drinking dens south of the river, the news will cause scar-faced men in overcoats to choke on their cigars: Tel and Bob have become men of the cloth.

Books: A moral at the bottom of it all

FILTH by Irvine Welsh, Cape pounds 9.99

Why the epaulettes must go

From the Salvation Army to Her Majesty's Forces, the uniform is under fire. Ann Treneman reports

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